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09/16/02
Agassi's greatest victory off court

The recent Bud Collins article on Andre Agassi [ "School shows just how much Agassi learned," Sept. 2 ] was very motivating. We all know athletes make considerable commitments to their home communities, but Agassi has gone the extra mile in Las Vegas. His dedication to building a f ...

Tags: Opinion, Tennis

09/09/02
Little pleasure in MLB's pains

T he baseball labor settlement has more than a few beneficial aspects, not the least of which is that it saved many people's reputations for honesty. Now, all those sportswriters and fans who vowed never to attend another major league game if the players struck can retake their se ...

Tags: Baseball, MLB, Opinion

09/09/02
Safeco Field never in doubt

Thank you for the opportunity to correct some misstatements contained in the recent story about the new Seattle Seahawks stadium ["Open to everything: Stadium reflects Seattle's quirks," Aug. 19-25]. The actual final cost of construction of Safeco Field, the home of the Seattle Mariner ...

Tags: Opinion, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Service America Corp.

09/09/02
'Sportainment' means trouble

I enjoyed reading Mark Hall's column, "Taking the sport out of sports" [Aug. 19-25]. Hall's term "sportainment" is insightful and certainly descriptive of what many of us witness when watching certain professional sporting events. I also echo his concern that "the value we have placed on spo ...

Tags: Opinion

09/09/02
After 9/11, recovery a team effort

A s we approach the anniversary of one of our nation's greatest tragedies, the Sept. 11 attacks, we can reflect on the year past. We saw a nation come together with inspiring patriotism, a people working to regain normalcy in their lives, and an outpouring of support for those imp ...

Tags: Denver Broncos, Football, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFL, Opinion

09/02/02
Pros of skateboarding ride

I just returned from the X Games last night. My reading of SportsBusiness Journal fell two issues behind due to my being on the road with pro skateboard events. In reading the Aug. 12 issue, my first thought was how great this issue is. All the articles and insight to action sports and m ...

Tags: Action Sports, ESPN, Opinion

09/02/02
Baseball loses sight of profit

I t seems a bit absurd to be writing about Economics 101 and trying to apply it to Major League Baseball at this time. This is an organization that needed months of study by the best economic brains in the land to declare, in a Blue Ribbon Report, that baseball was in trouble. Wel ...

Tags: Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Opinion, San Diego Padres

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